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Fat Man on a Bicycle

And as the sound of the overture to Wagner’s Tannhauser fades into the background, I’m indebted to Mudd Radio for its archive of four episodes of the long-lost “Saturday Night Fry” radio series, available as MP3 downloads. Let’s hope BBC Radio Seven gets around to broadcasting the whole of Stephen Fry’s 1988 gem*. Now let’s […]

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RSS – A Primer for Publishers and Content Providers

If you’re thinking of publishing your website’s content in RSS format (or if you don’t know what RSS is), check out RSS – A Primer for Publishers and Content Providers which has been written by the good folks at EEVL alongside a project where they used and helped develop RSS feeds from the Pro-Talk websites […]

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Too promising to be true?

QI is a new TV series starting next week on BBC Two: “With Stephen Fry as host, guests including Alan Davies, Rich Hall and Jimmy Carr are quizzed on bizarre facts and unusual information, and points are awarded for interesting answers rather than correct ones.” It sounds too good to be true. And it gets […]

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Usable UK Railways Live Departure Boards!

And while we’re on an accessibility tip (see below), big respect to Matthew Somerville for creating an easy-to-use version of the UK Railways Live Departure Boards. Straight to Favo(u)rites.

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A Postcode Finder which works!

Here’s a good find: an easy-to-use version of the the Royal Mail Postcode Finder, the normal version being one of those websites which has long been criticised as an overelaborate nightmare (takes ages to load, requires pointless logging-on, etc etc). The nice version is on the Royal Mail Access Website which it has kindly designed […]

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The Case for re-opening the Cambridge to Huntingdon Railway Line

Visit Henry Tribe’s The Case for re-opening the Cambridge to Huntingdon Railway Line if you want good, regular updates on what’s happening on all aspects of this subject. Also, the Milton Railway Station Campaign is campaigning for access to rail services in Milton village north of Cambridge “preferably by building our own Railway Station”, and […]